Careers at Avantech

As a leading solutions provider to the global plastics industry, we’re always looking for people who can contribute their energy and creativity to help us move our business and our industry forward.

If you’re interested in pursuing a career with a dynamic, forward-focused organization, and if your career goals align with our Mission, Vision and Values, we encourage you to apply today. Please check below for our current available positions.

CNC Machinist

Join Avantech’s growing CNC team! First shift hours Monday – Friday 6am – 2:30pm

The main objective of this position is to operate various CNC horizontal, vertical, and lathe machining centers to create finished parts to our customer’s expectations. In order to deliver great performance to our customers we have identified four main skill areas required in this position. The following are the minimum occupational qualifications needed in each category to enhance chances for success.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds in a safe manner and be able to spend 75% of your time in a standing position. Must have knowledge in the operation of various types of CNC machine controls. Must be experienced in the use of various types of cutting tools, tool holders, tool changing, pre-setters, understanding G and M code, and other equipment used in the operation of CNC machining center. Also required is a knowledge of inspection equipment. Some examples are calipers, micrometers, bore gauges, thread gauges, profilometers, and Mueller gauges. An understanding of surface footage and chip load to calculate cutting feeds is a plus. Setup experience in turning or milling centers is preferred but not mandatory.

High School degree with emphasis in the trades plus some post-secondary education preferably in machine trades. Lacking the formal education must have equivalent experience. Must have reading skills to at least the 12th grade level and be able to communicate effectively in words and writing so others can easily understand. Must be able to use the basic math skills of addition, subtraction multiplication and division and use these skills to process numerical data from blueprints and job packets. Ability to covert metric dimensions to inch dimensions.

Must demonstrate a positive attitude and behavior by dealing with people in a positive manner. Must be able to set effective goals and demonstrate the ability to meet them. Must work in a safe manner as described in company safety SOP’s and show a willingness to participate in safety activities. Ability to work with limited interaction with supervisor to complete tasks on a timely basis. Willingness to learn skills necessary to advance within the company.

Must be able to work in a team setting and understand the methods of communication required by team dynamics. Must be willing to accept constructive feedback and voice your opinion in a constructive manner. Must be willing to participate in the various projects and tasks that present themselves and show a willingness to lead such projects and task forces.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • cnc machinist: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule

Typical start time:

  • 6AM

Typical end time:

  • 3PM

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture
  • People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative


  • Monday to Friday


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General - Future Positions

Don’t see a current job opening that fits your skill set? We encourage you to apply for future openings. We will keep your application on record and contact you if a position matching your skills opens up.

For more information visit our website, Apply via e-mail, fax, online or in person at:

Human Resources
Avantech, Inc.
7790 Hastings Rd.
Baxter, MN 56425
Phone: 218-822-4525


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Value No. 1


We honor our commitment.

Value No. 2


We work together to achieve our goals.

Value No. 3


We fight through adversity.

Value No. 4


We view change as opportunity.

Value No. 5


We promote a safe work environment.

Value No. 6


We provide solutions.

Value No. 7


We are never done improving.

Value No. 8


We are grounded in our principles.

Value No. 9


Internal and external.